The last of three selections of photographs from the fourth volume belonging to Rear-Admiral Victor Gallafent Gurner features a wide variety of photography relevant to Gurner’s career and travels prior to World War One.

These include naval photography, not least Gurner’s command, HMS Philomel, c 1909 including a charming series of photographs showing a number of gazelles on the deck of the ship, and its progress through the Suez Canal and naval manoeuvres in home waters in 1913; and illustrative of imperial administration including Oman, shooting parties, gatherings of officers and sporting events including golf in Hong Kong.


1882 - 1926

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Hong Kong, France, St Kilda, Bombay, Bungi Buyaban Coast, Port Said, Muscat

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